Obituaries

Funeral services for Joel Dea Smith, 81, of Sycamore, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023 at the Family Life Church in Dora with Zak and Don Hamby officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home chapel in Gainesville. Burial with...
Visitation services for Harry Whitney Wright, Jr., 82, Theodosia, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. Mr. Wright died at 5:14 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21, at Brooke Haven Healthcare. Burial will be at Halls Cemetery in...
Funeral services for Annave Loftis, 85, of Thornfield, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home chapel in Gainesville with Milan Chisam officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time. Burial will be in the Loftis Cemetery.   Annave died Jan. 23,...
Funeral services for (Joyce) Nadine House, 93, of Willow Springs, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, in the Langston Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. A visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to service time. Interment will immediately follow at Howell...
Billie Ann Knight, 85, of Springfield, Illinois, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, at Springfield Memorial Hospital. Billie was born Jan. 6, 1937, in Rural Pine Creek, Missouri, the daughter of Newman Earl and Sophia Jane (Scribner) Crouch. After graduating from Dora High School, Billie earned a...
Memorial services for Brenda Kay Wynn, 70, of Gainesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Gainesville. She died Jan. 11, 2023, at Gainesville Health Care Center surrounded by family. She was born Dec. 19, 1952, in Lapeer, Michigan, the daughter...
Linda Rae Wayman, 75, of Theodosia, died Jan. 10, 2023, in Theodosia. No local services are planned at this time. The family has honored her wish for cremation.  She was born Jan. 9, 1948 in St. Joseph to Pete and Vina (Brunner) Nolan. Linda was the youngest of 21 children. She grew up in St....
Marlene Sue Morrison, 87, of Gainesville, died Jan. 10, 2023, in Springfield. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  She was born July 18, 1935, in Zanoni to Afton and Earlene (Patterson) Morrison. Marlene lived several years in Acapulco, Mexico. She moved back to Gainesville and was a...
Funeral services for Trista Rashell Gunter, 27, of Sparta, formerly of Ozark County, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava with burial to follow in the Ava Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20. Officiating will be Pastors...
Guy M. Johnson, 90, of Belvidere, Ill., went to be with the Lord on Dec. 7, 2022. He was born on May 10, 1932. Guy was a deeply dedicated husband, father and grandfather. On Feb. 23, 1957, he married the love of his life, Norma, and together they shared three children and 65 years in marriage. He...

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